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SXSW Film preview

SXSW Film preview

A plethora of great panels are schedded daily and with so many films premiering it’s a natural that I’ll see something great while I miss something equally as awesome. …

One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Hobby

One Man’s Trash is Another Man’s Hobby

By Jack Daniel Betz Photo by Camilo Gonzalez   Found footage appreciation…

Dear Chief

Dear Chief

I have seen the memorial to officers fallen in the line of duty in the HPD Museum at HPD headquarters at 1200 Travis. I also see a large ziggurat called "Houston Police Officers Memorial" each time I drive down Memorial Drive. Does any such memorial honoring victims of police brutality exist on any HPD property?…

Interview with Longtime Houston Activist Maria Jimenez

Interview with Longtime Houston Activist Maria Jimenez

By Nick Cooper How did you first get involved with activism? As…

“Girls” Gone Wild

“Girls” Gone Wild

By Jack Daniel Betz Art by Blake Jones   Modern American society…

Stand Up And Deliver:  Houston’s New Crop of Comedians

Stand Up And Deliver: Houston’s New Crop of Comedians

You may know Zeolla from when he was the doorman at Fitzgerald’s, with the stature of a typical door guy, one conversation with the Chicago native proves otherwise. His brand of comedy is that of a storyteller, like a short form version of Marc Maron, but less whiny and all true.…

Houston Zoo Gives Birth To 385 Pounds of Big Big Love!

Houston Zoo Gives Birth To 385 Pounds of Big Big Love!

"After months of preparation and tender loving care, Shanti's labor was very brief and the delivery was quick and easy for her.", says Daryl Hoffman, the Houston Zoo's large mammal curator.…

Pro Minds Pro Mission: An Evening with Cecile Richards

Pro Minds Pro Mission: An Evening with Cecile Richards

“If Ann Richards, a divorced woman, a recovering alcoholic, a liberal can get elected as governor of Texas, then Wendy Davis can too.”…

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